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Re: varchar error

From: Anthony van den Berg <anthony(at)kaartjeposten(dot)nl>
To: Raul Secan <raul(at)zerosoft(dot)ro>
Cc: pgsql-php(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: varchar error
Date: 2005-06-23 08:40:51
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you might try a trigger!

Raul Secan wrote:

> Hello, I just have this:
>     mytext varchar(5)
> If I put a string with more than 5 chars in mytext, I receive an 
> error, regarding the wrong lenght of the string.
> In MySQL I know that the string is automatically reduced to the number 
> of char allowed by the column, even if I insert a longer string.
> I don't want to do this from PHP, and I was wandering how this can be 
> done in PostreSQL? Maybe in CREATE TABLE definition?
> Cheers, Raul.

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